Most reliable search tool could be your librarian

Via Library Stuff, a must-read article from C|net news.com:

“The idea of the 1950s librarian, that’s outdated,” said Sarah Houghton-Jan, information Web services manager at the San Mateo County Library in Northern California. “You find people who are expert at searching the Web and using online tools; high-level information experts instead of someone who just stamps books at the checkout desk.”

Read the article.

(For a view of the 1950s librarian, see this post.)

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